Kid friendly recipes costing less than $1.5 per serving

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Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy Caviar

This is fresh, healthy and delicious. People love it, even kids. You can make it ahead, so it's great for a summer party. Serve it with…

Lynn Yamamoto Dalman
Jun 2008
Beginner
98 votes
130471 views
White Chocolate Cherry Shortbread Cookies

White Chocolate Cherry Shortbread Cookies

This recipe made the rounds at Christmas on Fine Cooking and several food blogs. The original recipe comes from…

Foodiewife
Dec 2014
Advanced
1 vote
282 views
Puppy Chow

Puppy Chow

This delicious dessert (also known as Muddy Buddies) is extremely easy to make and is great for kids.

erin de martini
Jul 2008
Beginner
24 votes
56579 views
Soft Ginger Cookie

Soft Ginger Cookie

"These are nice soft sugary gingerbread cookies. They stay soft, too. One of my favorites."

Ben
Dec 2014
Professional
1 vote
223 views
Favorite Gingerbread Cake

Favorite Gingerbread Cake

Gingerbread cake addicts, rejoice - this recipe makes the right size gingerbread cake for a crowd! Lightly moist and lightly sweet, this version I…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2014
Professional
1 vote
300 views
Mincemeat Cookies ~ The Old Fashioned Way

Mincemeat Cookies ~ The Old Fashioned Way

I have always loved mincemeat - pie with vanilla ice cream or cookies and cocoa. This is how we make them,…

Amos Miller
Dec 2011
Professional
2 votes
4193 views
Ultimate Carrot Cake

Ultimate Carrot Cake

What a way to eat your vegetables! I work hard, try to eat a well-balanced diet, get plenty of exercise and watch my weight. I also absolutely…

Amos Miller
Mar 2011
Professional
19 votes
12959 views
Cuban-style Steaks in Garlic-Lime Marinade

Cuban-style Steaks in Garlic-Lime Marinade

These steaks are a treat and a great way to make an inexpensive cut of meat memorable. You can use bottom…

John Spottiswood
Oct 2012
Advanced
4 votes
7506 views
Creamy Cheesy Spinach Artichoke Dip

Creamy Cheesy Spinach Artichoke Dip

This is so good my son asks for a bowl and just eats it with a spoon! We have this every family get…

Denise Sherin
Nov 2014
Advanced
2 votes
527 views
Stir-Fried Broccoli with Chili-Garlic Sauce

Stir-Fried Broccoli with Chili-Garlic Sauce

My father-in-law has become an amazing cook, and he made this as part of our Easter lunch this year with the…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2010
Advanced
17 votes
9997 views
Magical Bars Made Skinny

Magical Bars Made Skinny

They’re super rich and decadent. And just six ingredients layered right in the pan. Each delectable bar has 133 calories, 6 grams of fat and 4…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Dec 2014
Professional
1 vote
115 views
German Pancake

German Pancake

This is a traditional German oven pancake. If you've never had one, you've got to make this. It is soo delicious and nothing like a regular…

Nancy Miyasaki
Apr 2009
Intermediate
4 votes
12048 views
Red beans and rice

Red beans and rice

I've adapted this recipe from a number that I have used in the past. You can deviate from this and it is still delicious! Normally, I serve this…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2008
Advanced
46 votes
50638 views
Awesome Pizza Dough

Awesome Pizza Dough

This recipe is adapted from one perfected at Greens restaurant in San Francisco. The crust is crunchy on the outside but also chewy. I think it's…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2010
Advanced
78 votes
29597 views
Homemade Pelmeni

Homemade Pelmeni

Unlike Oleg's store-bought, no-good, cheater recipe, this is the real thing. You gotta taste it to believe it!

John Spottiswood
Jan 2008
Advanced
20 votes
28231 views